STOP PRESS: Research shows Luxibel UVC products kill COVID-19

Signify and Boston University validate effectiveness of Luxibel UVC light sources on inactivating the virus that causes COVID-19 [read full report]

COVID-19 and UVC

The International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) has long believed that UV disinfection technologies can play a role in a multiple barrier approach to reducing the transmission of virus such as those causing COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2, based on current disinfection data and empirical evidence. The good news is that this latest study by Boston University tested the UVC bulbs from Signify (Phillips) used in Luxibel products. and proved that these UVC lighting products can kill the COVID-19 virus,


  • UV is a known disinfectant that can help to mitigate the risk of acquiring an infection from contact with the COVID-19 virus
  • UVC installations have low capital and operation cost
  • UVC technology by Luxibel is environmentally friendly – producing no Ozone
  • UVC installations are easy to operate and to maintain
  • UVC radiation has no harmful effect when overdosed on surfaces, water or air
  • UVC radiation works instantly and the effectiveness does not depend on the temperature
  • UVC disinfection is a physical process: no substances are added 
  • The UVC disinfection effect is directly related to the UV dose (which is the product of intensity and exposure time of the micro-organisms) so it’s effectiveness can be simply measured once the system design is validated